The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 53 38 26
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 6 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.93% 2.76% 4.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.17% 11.33% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £405 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +10.76%
.NET Framework
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
144 150 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.26% 24.31% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 84 64
Average daily rate £360 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.82% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework.

1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (85.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (80.00%) CSS
5 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (70.00%) Visual Studio
7 12 (60.00%) WCF
8 11 (55.00%) C#
8 11 (55.00%) HTML
8 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (40.00%) SQL
9 8 (40.00%) IIS
9 8 (40.00%) CRM
9 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
9 8 (40.00%) jQuery
9 8 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 8 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (35.00%) MVC
11 6 (30.00%) LINQ
12 5 (25.00%) Logistics
12 5 (25.00%) Web Development
13 3 (15.00%) TDD
13 3 (15.00%) HTML5
14 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (10.00%) Node.js
14 2 (10.00%) CSS3
14 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
14 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (40.00%) IIS
1 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (10.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (5.00%) NUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) CRM Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (80.00%) CSS
4 12 (60.00%) WCF
5 11 (55.00%) HTML
6 8 (40.00%) jQuery
6 8 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (30.00%) LINQ
8 3 (15.00%) HTML5
9 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (10.00%) CSS3
9 2 (10.00%) Web Services
9 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (5.00%) Semantic HTML
10 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
10 1 (5.00%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) CRM
3 7 (35.00%) MVC
4 5 (25.00%) Logistics
4 5 (25.00%) Web Development
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
6 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) OOP
7 1 (5.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) Workflow
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (5.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (55.00%) C#
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) CommVault
2 1 (5.00%) McAfee
2 1 (5.00%) VMware